Angry Birds is most popular among the Android users, now it is becoming popular among the iPhone users as well. Unfortunately Angry Birds and some other applications for iPhone and Android are gathering user’s personal information and sending it over to some third party companies. This was disclosed by The Wall Street Journal, according to the source these apps transfer data of the users including their contacts, location, GO of the phone, the genre, the age, passwords and the telephone number.
Apart from the Angry Birds there are several other apps that may lead to the theft of user’s personal information. This means that the privacy of the users is at the risk. The burst of online apps have posed a question mark on the privacy of the users. Some users are confused whether to gain access to these apps or not.
Sources also states that there are more than hundred apps that violates the privacy of the users. As the popularity of the Angry Birds is increasing privacy of the users is also at a high risk. The Wall Street Journal also disclosed that the there are many software that can transfer user’s credentials to some third party personal.
via [The Wall Street Journal]